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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Koly

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Alt. Meaning

K is for kindle, the warmth in others.

O is for observant, nothing gets by you!

L is for luster, your shine.

Y is for yippee, and the things that inspire you to yell it

Notable Persons Named Koly

Koly Kanté is a soccer player for the PFC Belasitsa Petrich, JS Centre Salif Keita, Angoulême CFC, Tours FC, UA Cognac, and Mali national football team. Koly was born on November 11th, 1982 in Bamako.


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Popularity of Koly as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Koly U.S.
  White 77.23% 64.26%
  African American 5.94% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 8.91% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.93% 16.26%

Of Last Name Koly

People with the last name Koly are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Koly

  • How Popular is the name Koly? As a last name Koly was the 159,712th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Koly first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Koly is Wednesday, April 14th, 1915.
  • How unique is the name Koly? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Koly. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Koly: Your name in reverse order is Ylok. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yokl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Koly? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 101 people with the last name Koly.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Koly? Koly is one of the most unique last names recorded.

What Kolys Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Koly born Jul 4, 1995

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern China approximately on 1075. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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